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An error solving question.

When I try to compile my application written in Microsoft Visual C++... it gaves me this error message:
"Error spawning cl.exe"
What does the above error message mean?
How do I go about solving this error?

For your informations, my platform is Windows98 and using Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0.

Any help offered is very much appreciated!
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justinng
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justinng
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nietodCommented:
cl.exe is the compiler executable.  
Is this a new install or were you able to compile before and something happened?
Can you find cl.exe yourself? It should be in the VC\BIN directory?
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nietodCommented:
You might check that the VC\BIN directory (or the one that has the cl.exe file) is listed in your workspace's executable directory list.  To do so go to the "tools" menu->"Options" menu item  Press the "Directories" tab.  Under "Show directories for" select "Executables" and mak sure it lists the directory with the cl.exe file (posssibly among others.)
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justinngAuthor Commented:
YES! You're absolutely right nietod!!! I followed your instructions and the error was solved!!! Thanks a lot!!!
By the way.. how can I transfer the points to you then???
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nietodCommented:
I have to answer.  I didn't answer before because it was a pure guess and I wanted to leave the question open incase it was a bad one..
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trestanCommented:
The point for an easy question is 50. What's your question's level?
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